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How We Surived Two Years of Hell As Hostages in Iran By Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal, and Sarah Shourd
World  (tags: Iran, Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal, Sarah Shourd, Hikers, prisoners )

- 1561 days ago -
Solitary confinement is the slow erasure of who you thought you were. You think you are still you, but you have no real way of knowing. How can you know if you have no one to reflect you back to yourself? Would I know if I was going crazy?
EU Calls for Better Conditions for Palestinians Jailed in Israel
World  (tags: EU, Israel, Palestine, IDF, prisoners, military detention, Palestinians, HumanRights, middle-east, freedoms )

- 1951 days ago -
The European Union on Saturday called on Israel to improve conditions for Palestinians in its jails, and a Palestinian minister said there would be rallies next week to support hunger striking prisoners.
Applaud the Introduction of Environmental Jobs for Prison Inmates

- 2092 days ago -
Targets: Dan Pacholke and Dr. Nalini Nadkarni, co-founders of the Sustainability in Prisons Project Goal: Applaud inmate jobs program for making prisons safer while helping the environment.
HUMAN RIGHTS: Inside Sudan's Prisons: Sudanese Protesters Speak Out
World  (tags: world, politics, humanrights, Sudan, politicalpriisoners, prisoners, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, freedoms, conflict, news, HumanRights )

- 2167 days ago -
Sudan's National Intelligence Security Service, blamed for the arrests and detention of some 2,000 protesters in the past month, are using torture, activists say
Urgent Action
World  (tags: prisoners, China, Bahrain )

- 2600 days ago -
Please write on behalf of these tortured human rights defenders, members of Parliament, and medical personnel whose crimes are no more than peaceful protest or simply doing their job.
U.S. Gives New Rights To Afghan Prisoners
World  (tags: GoodNews, prisoners, rights, US MILITARY, humanrights )

- 3204 days ago -
Hundreds of prisoners held by the U.S. military in Afghanistan will for the first time have the right to challenge their indefinite detention and call witnesses in their defense under a new review system being put in place this week, according to
Bill Clinton Meets With Kim Jong Il
World  (tags: north korea, Clinton, americans, prisoners, interesting, freedoms )

- 3244 days ago -
Former president Bill Clinton met Tuesday in North Korea with reclusive dictator Kim Jong Il, part of an unannounced and highly unusual diplomatic mission to negotiate the release of two detained American journalists.
Darfur Rebels Free Sudan Troops
World  (tags: government, Dafur, Sudanese, Rebels, Jem troops, prisoners, Red Cross, HumanRights, conflict, corruption, crime )

- 3261 days ago -
A major rebel group in Darfur has let 60 prisoners go, says the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
Ban Ki Moon Demands Release of Aung San Suu Kyi
World  (tags: world, burma, myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, human, rights, political, prisoners, military, junta, Ban Ki Moon, UN Secretary-General )

- 3276 days ago -
Ban Ki Moon, the UN Secretary-General, asked the leader of Burmese junta to release the detained democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, today but was refused the chance to meet her in an unpromising start to an important two-day visit.
250 Gazans in Negev Israeli Detention Center; Men Are Harshly Beaten and Interrogated
World  (tags: israel, Negev, prisoners, Palestinians in detention, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

- 3438 days ago -
At least 250 Gazans were detained by Israeli troops during the Gaza invasion, said member of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) Issa Karake on Tuesday. The men are being held in the Negev prison, living in tents and being constantly beaten and a
Taxi to the Dark Side   video
World  (tags: Iraq, Afghanistan, Guantanamo, torture, prisoners, war, docmentary, cruelty, courts-martial, Colin Powell, Donald Rumsfeld, Cheney, Bush )

- 3528 days ago -
British documentary that examines the disgrace and inhumanity of torture that was administered to detainees in Afghanistan, Iraq and Guantanamo, with tacit approval of the Bush administration and military. Proves how we were lied to over and over again.
Bush Administration Endorsed Torture of Prisoners
World  (tags: CIA, torture, White House, Justoce Department, terrorists, prisoners, Buch, Cheney, Rice, Tenet )

- 3536 days ago -
Under pressure from then-CIA director George Tenet, the government, in a series of secret memos, officially approved the CIA's "interrogation methods" (aka torture) used on prisoners around the world.
Exclusive: Secret Film Reveals How Mugabe Stole Election - Shows Opposition Detainees Inside Harare Central Jail
World  (tags: Zimbabwe, secret film, angry prison officer, secret camera, Guardian, vote-rigging, Zanu-PF, supervision, Harare, central prison, former staffer, MDC, prisoners, general secretary, Tendai Biti )

- 3639 days ago -
Film made by Shepherd Yuda,who fled Zim this wk, shows how Harare jail staff had to vote under Zanu-PF supervision. At Zanu-PF rallies, voters told to pretend illiterate so ballot filled in for them. Also filmed MDC gen secretary Tendai Biti in leg irons
U.S. Nears Charging 6 in Sept. 11 Case
World  (tags: , prisoners, war-crimes, terrorism )

- 3784 days ago -
Military prosecutors are in the final phases of preparing the first sweeping case against suspected conspirators in the plot that led to the deaths of nearly 3,000 Americans on Sept. 11, 2001, people who have been briefed on the case said.
Organ Theft in China Deemed 'Most Serious' Human Rights Issue
World  (tags: Chinese, prisoners, organ harvesting, China, Falun Gong, Hu Jintao, APEC, Canada, Australia, human rights, olympic games )

- 3925 days ago -
Ottawa--In the approach to the APEC summit this weekend in Sydney, Australia, the issue of China's human rights record is again in the spotlight.

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